May 18, 2015

Getty and City of LA Launch Historic Places LA Website

The Getty Conservation Institute and the City of Los Angeles have launched the new website,, the first digital portal designed to inventory, map and contextualize the city's cultural heritage sites. The interactive site allows users to search for places of historic importance by neighborhood or by categories, such as Modernism, the entertainment industry, and pre-1900 LA. The system contains about 2500 resources, including 29 LA historic Preservation Overlay Zones, 430 historic districts, 1,065 LA historic Cultural Monuments and 300 places designated by the National Register of Historic Places.